Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and History

With a Concentration in New Testament and Early Christianity 

 

I. Major Requirements - Credits: 21

  • 1001 Backgrounds for the Study of Early Christianity - 3
  • 1004 Intertestamental Literature: Qumran, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha - 3
  • 1005 Synoptic Gospels - 3
  • 1006 Pauline Literature and Theology - 3
  • 1007 Johannine Literature and Theology - 3
  • 1009 Acts of the Apostles - 3
  • 1041 Early Church History and Theology - 3

II. Thesis - Credits: 6

  • 2020 Research Skills and Methodologies - (0)

III. Language - Credits: 3

  • 1060 Introduction to Greek - (3)
  • 1061 Intermediate Greek - (3)
  • 1062 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew - (3)
  • 1072 Aramaic - 3

IV. General Requirements - Credits: 9

  • 1086 Land, Nature, and Society in Biblical Times I* - 3
  • 1087 Land, Nature, and Society in Biblical Times II* - 3
  • 1088 Graeco-Roman Philosophy - 3

V. Research Seminars - Credits: 6

MA in New Testament and Early Christianity students must take the Graduate Seminar for credit in the Fall and Spring semesters of their second year of studies.

VI. Electives - Credits: 3

 

TOTAL Credits: 48

 

*Course will include additional field trip fees.